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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Artist: William Henry Fox Talbot, British, 1800–1877

A Scene in a Library, plate VIII from the Pencil of Nature

1844–46

Salt print from paper negative

image: 13.2 x 17.8 cm (5 3/16 x 7 in.) sheet: 13.2 x 17.8 cm (5 3/16 x 7 in.)
Gift of George Hopper Fitch, B.A. 1932
1989.12.13
Culture: 
British
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Photographs
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Purchased by George Hopper Fitch from Thackrey & Robertson, 2266 Union Street, San Francisco, in 1976

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